Big Surprise: Can-Spam can’t stop Spam

Can-Spam Act Can’t Can Spam: A month after the federal Can-Spam Act went into effect, most anti-spam vendors say that the new legislation hasn’t cut down on the glut of junk mail in users’ in-boxes. According to numbers released this week by Brightmail, Postini, and Commtouch, three providers of message-filtering and anti-spam solutions, the amount … Continue reading “Big Surprise: Can-Spam can’t stop Spam”

Yet another reason to hate people

Spam has e-mail by the throat, study says: The report is based on a randomized, national phone survey of 2,200 adults. It defined spam as “unsolicited commercial e-mail” from an unknown sender. That said, spam is not universally hated. About a third of people responded to a spam, seeking more information. And 7 percent actually … Continue reading “Yet another reason to hate people”